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Hive / HCatalog Forum

Internal error processing query (code THRIFTAPPLICATION): None in Tutorial 6

  • #31975

    I am using the HortonWorks Turorial installed on my Windows 7 box.
    I get this error: Internal error processing query (code THRIFTAPPLICATION): None.

    This happens when I am trying to create webloganalytics table.
    Excerpt from Server log:
    [14/Aug/2013 16:14:01 +0000] middleware INFO Processing exception: Could not read table: Traceback (most recent call last):
    File “/usr/lib/hue/build/env/lib/python2.6/site-packages/Django-1.2.3-py2.6.egg/django/core/handlers/”, line 100, in get_response
    response = callback(request, *callback_args, **callback_kwargs)
    File “/usr/lib/hue/apps/hcatalog/src/hcatalog/”, line 325, in read_table
    raise PopupException(_(‘Could not read table’), detail=e)
    PopupException: Could not read table
    [14/Aug/2013 16:14:01 +0000] thrift_util INFO Thrift saw an application exception: Internal error processing query
    [14/Aug/2013 16:14:01 +0000] thrift_util ERROR Thrift saw exception (this may be expected).
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File “/usr/lib/hue/desktop/core/src/desktop/lib/”, line 338, in wrapper
    ret = res(*args, **kwargs)
    File “/usr/lib/hue/apps/beeswax/gen-py/beeswaxd/”, line 142, in query
    return self.recv_query()
    File “/usr/lib/hue/apps/beeswax/gen-py/beeswaxd/”, line 158, in recv_query
    raise x
    TApplicationException: Internal error processing query
    [14/Aug/2013 16:13:51 +0000] thrift_util DEBUG Thrift call: .query(args=(Query(query=’SELECT * FROM `default.webloganalytics`’, configuration=[‘use default’], hadoop_user=u’hue’),), kwargs={})
    [14/Aug/2013 16:13:51 +0000] dbms DEBUG Made new QueryHistory id 31 user hue query: SELECT * FROM `default.we…
    [14/Aug/2013 16:13:51 +0000] thrift_util DEBUG Thrift call .get_table returned in 67ms: Table(partitionKeys=[], parameters={‘transient_lastDdlTime’: ‘1376518248’, ‘numPartitions’: ‘0’, ‘numRows’: ‘0’, ‘totalSize’: ‘11140379’, ‘rawDataSize’: ‘0’, ‘numFiles’: ‘1’}, privileges=None, tableName=’webloganalytics’, tableType=’MANAGED_TABLE’, createTime=1376518248, lastAccessTime=0, viewOriginalText=None, owner=’hue’, viewExpandedText=None, sd=StorageDescriptor(outputFormat=’’, sortCols=[], inputFormat=’org.apache.hadoop.mapred.TextInputFormat’, cols=[FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’logdate’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’url’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’ip’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’city’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’state’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’country’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’string’, name=’category’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’int’, name=’age’), FieldSchema(comment=None, type=’stri…
    [14/Aug/2013 16:13:51 +0000] thrift_util DEBUG Thrift call: <class 'hive_metas

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  • #32135
    Cheryle Custer

    Hi Vijay

    Please try these troubleshooting steps as you are the first to report this issue.

    Please try the following:

    1) A different browser (note IE10 and FireFox are not supported)
    2) Reboot the VM
    3) Re-download the dataset
    4) Remove and reinstall the VM
    5) Re-download the VM and re-install

    If none of these work, please post your question to the Sandbox Forums at


    Richard Clapp

    Not doing it in Tutorial 6, but ran into same problem, multiple browsers. All loaded tables are affected. Was running fine, then any component that touches the tables, cannot see the, or present the data. In Ambari and Nagios. All hosts and services are showing green. The VM is Hyper V on server 2012. VM is 16 gig. Everything else seems to be working fine, smoke test comes back clean. Appears to be a zombie process. Any ideas?

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